Pumpkin Seeds

One of the best fall detoxifying foods. Pumpkin Seeds have one of the largest sources of the mineral zinc, which can boost your immune system. With their big source of antioxidants like vitamin E and lignans that can protect the bodies cells against free radical damage.

Perfect Pumpkin Seeds

How to Choose and Keep

You can use the seeds from a pumpkin and roast immediately or choose raw pumpkin seeds in the bulk bins at the store. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. They will stay fresh for a couple months.

Preparation
Roast at 200 degrees for about 20 minutes. You can also just sprinkle on items.

Nutrients
Manganese, tryptophan, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, protein, zinc, and iron.

Action Steps
1. Get raw pumpkin seeds and roast the seeds at 200 degrees with some sea salt.
2. Keep some raw pumpkin seeds in your fridge and sprinkle on your salads and stir-fry.

(Resources: www.whfoods.com)